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Magnum Reloaded: Higgins opens up about painful past on ‘Magnum P.I.’

Magnum Reloaded: Higgins opens up about painful past on ‘Magnum P.I.’

Things We Love

4 Things We Love: Hawaiian Chip Co., HI Five, Billabong Waikiki, Living Proof

A shortlist of newly discovered stuff you have got to see, hear, wear, use or eat, written by staffers from the Star-Advertiser. Read More

She Speaks

She Speaks: Busy moms grab ‘me time’ whenever they can

Moms then, now and forever need “me time.” It’s a scarce commodity for any mother until the kids are grown and out of the house. We grab it where we can find it: a pedicure, lunch with a friend, window shopping at the mall. Read More

In the Lineup

In the Lineup: From surf to summit, Diamond Head needs nurture

Squatters have long occupied the hillsides, but over the past two months some have started living in tents on the beach near the public footpath and showers, which are often fouled by excrement. Read More

Five-0 Redux

Five-0 Redux: ‘Hawaii Five-0’ dives in to solve murder at sea

The team executes a risky dive while investigating a murder in a remote, underwater lab. Read More

On the Scene

On the Scene with Chev-Vaughn Lum

Chev-Vaughn Lum is making his debut as a leading man, starring as Princeton opposite Jody Bill as Kate Monster, in Manoa Valley Theatre’s production of “Avenue Q,” which runs through Feb. 10. Read More

Garden Party

Hawaii Kai duo grow an oasis that benefits the body and soul

The garden keeps them busy but provides plenty of benefits for this engaging couple. Read More

Hawaii Gardens

Hawaii Gardens: Hard-to-pluck ‘dinosaur plant’ brings luck

This classic slow-growing plant used to be found in many Hawaii gardens. Read More


K-Drama: Action film ‘The Villainess’ becoming U.S. TV series

The South Korean action-packed film of 2018 “The Villainess” directed by Jung Byung-gil, starring Kim Ok-vin, aka Kim Ok-bin will be adapted and remade into a TV series by Skybound Entertainment for the U.S. market. Read More

Rearview Mirror: Looking back at what previously occupied well-known sites

In many of the columns I write, I go back in time and write about what was on a particular spot before the organization that’s there today. Read More


Benefit seeks to help Kauai lifeguards save more lives

Ticket sales for the Ocean Safety Bureau and the Kauai Lifeguard Association’s fifth annual fundraiser on July 27, have been slower than usual. Read More

Show Biz

Show Biz: Hilo-born actor takes lead in ‘Hamilton’ on Broadway

Marc delaCruz, a ­Hilo-born actor, takes the lead role of Alexander Hamilton for the first time tonight in the New York company of “Hamilton,” playing at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway. He’s been understudying the character since December. Read More

Wood Craft

Longtime entertainment writer Ben Wood says ‘aloha’

Longtime entertainment writer Ben Wood, approaching his 86th birthday, recalls his colorful newspaper career as he steps back from his regular column. Read More

Book Reviews

‘Hawai‘i Movie and Television Book’ chronicles local contributions

A new 2018 edition of the book adds 13 classic films, along with feature films, TV shows and documentaries released since the original version was published in 2015. Read More

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